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Book TV at Duke University: Maurice Wallace, "Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity"

Maurice Wallace

About the Program

Duke University's Maurice Wallace was interviewed about his book, "Pictures and Progress," which looks at the use of photography by African American intellectuals and activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries to promote social and political justice.  Book TV spoke to Prof. Wallace at the Washington Duke Inn in Durham, North Carolina.   

About the Authors

Maurice Wallace

Maurice Wallace is an associate professor of English and African American studies at Duke University.  He is the author of "Constructing the Black Masculine." 


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Book TV at Duke University: Maurice Wallace, "Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity"

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  • Monday, May 26th at 1:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 25th at 1:30pm (ET)
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